Resources

Social Bookmarking With Students

Knowing how to research effectively, filter results, evaluate, curate, and organize internet resources is a valuable skill for students to learn and...

Google Slides: Reading Recordings

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster strong reading skills using the...

Individualized vs Personalized Learning?

In this article, Amanda Morin shares her insights into the difference between individualized learning and personalized learning, and outlines the...

Google SketchUp for Beginners: Part Two

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. If you are just starting with your exploration of SketchUp, we...

HyperDoc Examples, Samples, and SAMR Alignment

While using HyperDocs in the classroom can be engaging, interactive, and collaborative, creating one from scratch can be daunting and time consuming....

10 Ways to Use Technology in ESL Instrcution

Providing effective instruction for ALL of your students can be a challenge, but technology tools can be instrumental in reaching the students who...

Why You Should Flip Your Classroom

Do you consider "flipping the classroom" as an educational buzzword?  Yes, we get that. However, when practiced correctly, a flipped classroom...

Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

How to Write a Quality Comment

As students navigate a world where they interact with others online, it's more important than ever to teach them how to appropriately and responsibly...

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments

This is another gem by Eric Curts from Control Alt Achieve. In this video, Eric will show you how to harness the power of Google Keep for organizing...

20 Collaborative Learning Strategies

Most teachers agree that giving students the opportunity to collaborate in the classroom is very important. However, creating valuable experiences...

The 4C's & Technology

The 4C's are critical to creating awesome learning opportunities in the classroom for your students. Whether you are already familiar with the...

Pivot Interventions: Guide to Create an Intervention

Learn how to create an intervention using the Pivot software.  We know that administrators and teachers are most effective when they work...

Literacy Skills: Battling Fake News

Unfortunately, the onslaught of media to which we are exposed is full of information that comes in disguise. Often opinion is presented as fact and...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While it's important for students to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to get them creating a quality product are not...

Class Dojo: Everything You Need to Know

This video will tell you everything you need to know about Class Dojo. If you can spare 15 minutes your classroom will never be the same. Class Dojo...

VoiceThread for Assessment

Alternative assessment can sometimes be daunting because it really means looking at different ways of grading, and more importantly, exploring the...

What is Genius Hour?

This resource is a quick video to let you know about Genius Hour. We won't say to much, because the video says it all, but there are some great...

What does Depth of Knowledge (DoK) really mean?

Edutopia's contributing author, Gerald August, breaks down the blurry explanations and jargon surrounding the DoK model for deeper thinking....